UA physician and biomaterial expert Dr. Marvin J. Slepian is part of a team that has developed biodegradable electronics that could revolutionize medicine, environmental monitoring and consumer electronics.
Personalized Care Devices
iCAMP-A is an interdisciplinary research & development collaboration between a host of productive, exciting, creative teams-- from Podiatric & Vascular Surgery, Orthopedics, Nursing, Geriatrics, Anthropology and Engineering at the University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery. iCAMP brings together a core team of clinicians, research scientists and biomedical engineers along with dedicated resources/infrastructure.
Esther Sternberg, MD, and her research team at AzCIM are working on ways to analyze health by looking at molecules in sweat.
Someday in the not-too-distant future, sweat-monitoring devices might be able to tell how healthy a person is, thanks in part to groundbreaking work under way at the University of Arizona.